While heading to Goldenrod City Ash and co. encounter Team Rocket again and fly away, only to have Team Rocket shot down by an Ursaring. The gang decides to recall their Pokémon and run for it. Later they find that Ash, Brock and Pikachu had Jessie and James and Meowth had Misty. Both girls decide to form a temporary truce with the other's friends. Will the two main female characters Rachael Lillis voices be able to return to their respective groups? And why are there so many Ursaring everywhere?
This episodes English title refers to the movie "Forrest Gump"
The "Who's that Pokémon?" in this episode is Noctowl.
If one follows the episodes by release date, then the third Pokémon movie happens right after this episode.